Schuylkill County, PA - Regional History Collection - Pottsville-St. Clair & Vicinity
This is a collection of various historical and genealogical reference works on Pennsylvania. These references cover 1000's of individuals, and are an excellent way to start or continue research focused on PA.
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St. Clair, Pa (1873, Fowler & Bailey)
This is a color birds-eye view of the town of St. Clair, Schuylkill County, PA produced in 1873. It provides a view of the town looking northeast, showing the general layout of the town all the way to individual homes and important buildings. *Not text-searchable. *
Historical Sketch of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa
(George Chambers, 1876, 19 pages)
This is a brief historical sketch of the town of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa given at the July 4th Celebration of 1876. It covers the founding and growth of the town and the part played by settlers and influential citizens through the years.
Minersville, Pennsylvania (1889, by T. M. Fowler)
This is a view of the town of Minersville looking southwest. The birds-eye also contains a series of illustrations of prominent homes, businesses and other features of the town at the bottom of the map. *Not text-searchable. *
Pottsville, Pennsylvania (1889, by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer)
This is a view of the town of Pottsville looking southwest. It shows the general layout of the town all the way to individual homes and important buildings. *Not text-searchable. *
Pottsville School Board 1901 (Anonymous, 1901, 25 pages)
This is a list of administrators and teachers for Pottsville schools for 1901. It also outlines the cirriculum for each grade.
Pottsville School Board 1902 (Anonymous, 1902, 27 pages)
This is a list of administrators and teachers for Pottsville schools for 1902. It also outlines the cirriculum for each grade.
Directory of the Public Schools of Pottsville, Pa. 1907-1908
(Anonymous, 1907, 14 pages)
This is a list of administrators, teachers, substitutes and janitors for Pottsville schools for the 1907-08 school year. It also provides a basic description of each subject taught.
Souvenir of Pottsville and Vicinity (George V. Millar & Co., ~1910, 25 pages)
This is a pictorial souvenir of the city of Pottsville, providing views of important buildings and locations in the vicinity.
History of Port Carbon (J. H. Zerbey Newspapers Inc., 1934, 12 pages)
This is a brief history of the town of Port Carbon, Schuylkill County, PA, originally published in Zerbey's History of Schuylkill County and newspapers of the area. The information covers its beginning, and then some of its institutions and organizations, such as churches, schools, banks, industries, etc. At the end, it also includes a list of Civil War soldiers from the area.
General Marshall's Victory Report [St. Clair]
(U.S. War Department, 1946-47, 146 pages)
This was published following the close of the war to provide the public with a general account of the war from beginning to end. The report was published for individual areas throughout the state, and each of these areas included a list of local men and women who served in the war. This report covers the area of St. Clair, Schuylkill County, PA.
100th Anniversary - Saint Clair (Anonymous, 1950, 60 pages)
This is a program of events associated with the centennial celebration of Saint Clair, Schuylkill County, PA, held in 1950. In addition to the program, there is a historical sketch of the town and vicinity accompanied by photographs of various scenes from the area. The program also lists the participants in each of the events of the celebration.
1851-1951 The One Hundreth Anniversary of the Founding of the
English Evan. Lutheran Church, Minersville, Pa. (Anonymous, 1951, 56 pages)
This is a centennial history of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Minersville. It provides a history of the church and its auxiliary organizations. It also contains an honor roll of church members who served in the military, and numerous ads for local businesses who supported the anniversary.
Pottsville High School Centennial Souvenir History 1853-1953
(Board of Education, 1953, 138 pages)
This is a centennial history of the High School of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA published in 1953. It outlines the history of the school over the course of 100 years and provides valuable information on its past students and faculty. There are numerous photographs of school buildings, students, faculty and administration members, as well as group photographs of band, club, and sport groups.
Pottsville's Sesquicentennial Celebration 1806-1956
(Pottsville Sesquicentennial Corporation, 1956, 36 pages)
This is a 150th anniversary history of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA published in 1956. The historical information outlines the development and progress of the town and is accompanied by some photographs of the town and residents. It also includes a program of events for the 150th anniversary celebration and a list of patrons who supported it.
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